CHOCOLATE IS THE NEW BLACK GOLD

A guilty pleasure hard to resist

Format: HD
Duration: 52 ’
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Available versions: French | English
Rights: All rights / Worldwide except France
Director: Jérôme Lévy

Synopsis

As a Christmas gift, a night craving or a mood booster, chocolate is a man’s best friend. It is a guilty pleasure hard to resist.

Chocolate is now flooding Asian countries and these millions of new consumers are raising an issue no one had envisioned: a cocoa shortage, the main ingredient of chocolate products, is looming. It is about to become a scarce commodity. Inevitably, the chocolate price is rocketing, doubling within a year.

From the Ivory Coast plantations to trading rooms, we investigate the cocoa industry and tried to unravel this new black gold mysteries.